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10 Essential Questions: Juliet Liu

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10 Essential Questions: Sowmya Mahadevaiah

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10 Essential Questions: Andy Martin

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10 Essential Questions: Louie Coglas

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10 Essential Questions: Lisa Hayek

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The Basic Climbing Experience

The Mountaineers offers the Basic Alpine Climbing Course in five of our seven branches. In this course, students learn the basic skills needed to climb peaks in the Cascade and Olympic ranges. In addition to learning skills, students become part of a climbing community and often connect with lifelong climbing partners. As we near the end of May, our courses are wrapping up their skills sessions, and the climbing season is beginning! Check out the experience that Seattle student, Cody Golden, wanted to share: Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Petra Damm

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10 Essential Questions: Bruce Wolverton

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10 Essential Questions: George Gottlieb

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10 Essential Questions: Nathan Wiggin

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10 Essential Questions: Louise Kornreich

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GiveBIG: Helen's Story

If you have any of our Day Hiking guides on your bookshelf, you already know how many adventures are packed between the front and back cover. Each book we produce inspires readers to explore the outdoors, teaches them new skills, and fosters a lifelong appreciation for nature. Read more…

GiveBig: Maiza's Story

After going through a difficult time in my life, I knew I wanted to challenge myself by trying something I've always wanted to do — climbing! In 2013, I signed up for my first climbing course with The Mountaineers. Read more…

Sea Kayaking Summit Results In Updated Minimum Standards

These changes now apply to all Sea Kayaking activities at every branch.  Read more…

2016 Member Survey Results

In early 2016, we invited our members to participate in a membership survey. We wanted learn about their perceptions, activities, and experiences with our club. We compared these responses with survey data from 2011 and 2014 to track patterns showing how we’ve grown and changed, and to identify opportunities to improve.  Read more…

Our National Parks - The Next Chapter

How can we ensure the iconic lands “made for you and me” continue to be the gateway for falling in love with and protecting the natural world? Can our national parks be more inviting and better reflect the rich diversity of America? Will they remain world-class destinations? Can our parks become models for sustainability? Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Chris Spanton

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10 Essential Questions: Amanda Lee

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10 Essential Questions: Geoff Lawrence

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Mountaineers Citizen-Science Leads to Space Travel Program

The recent discovery of gravitational waves by the LIGO project has provided a boost of interest in space travel like nothing else since the 2013 budget sequester. This scientific breakthrough has spurred a number of private donations and have officials making plans for manned missions to Mars. Learning from mankind's explorations of earth, the principles of safe mountain travel will be used to ensure the safety of astronauts (who may be traveling at faster-than-light speeds very soon). Mountaineers volunteers have already begun crafting the curriculum.  Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Emily Erickson

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10 Essential Questions: Leone Kraus

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10 Essential Questions: Todd Curtis

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Mountaineers Names New CEO Tom Vogl

Tom Vogl, a Seattle business executive and outdoorsman, has been named CEO of The Mountaineers. The appointment takes place Feb. 29. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Tom Vogl

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10 Essential Questions: Lorna Corrigan

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10 Essential Questions: Michael Telstad

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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards

Everything accomplished by The Mountaineers as an organization can be credited to the efforts of our volunteers. Our courses, trips, youth programs, and advocacy efforts are fueled by  passionate people who are engaged because they want to be, not because they receive financial motivation. Each year we hold a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to recognize these tireless individuals. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Cheryl Talbert

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10 Essential Questions: Anya Zolotarova

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